Boy who clung to moving vehicle to save sister is praised in court
The bravery of a 10-year-old boy who clung to the window of a moving SUV in order to rescue his sister was commended at Portlaoise Circuit Court on Thursday.
The boy’s actions were outlined during the sentencing hearing of Michael Martin (36) with an address of Shandon Court, Yellow Road, Waterford city. Mr Martin pleaded guilty to the false imprisonment of an 11-year-old girl following the incident at Cullohill, Co Laois on March 4th.Read
Waterford entrepreneurs in the prestigious ‘Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur’ competition
Two young Waterford entrepreneurs have won a place at the national final in the prestigious ‘Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur’ competition, for a chance to share a €100,000 investment fund.Read
Blazing a trail in Ireland with canned craft beer, Waterford company Metalman Brewing…
Blazing a trail in Ireland with canned craft beer, Waterford company Metalman Brewing is focusing on expansion and on exports. In January this year it became the first Irish microbrewery to set up a canning operation.Read
Man meets his Doppelgänger on a Ryanair Flight!
Neil Thomas Douglas was flying on a Ryanair flight on Thursday night when he came across his twin. We are sure you’ll agree, there’s not much doubting that they are ‘Twin Strangers’Read
Rounding of one and two cent coins has begun
The scheme aimed at reducing the number of one and two cent coins in circulation in Ireland has begun. As of today, customers will have their change rounded to the nearest five cents. According to The Central Bank rounding will only be used in cash transactions.
It will be conducted on a voluntary basis, meaning customers can opt out and ask for the exact change. One and two cent coins will remain legal tender.Read